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  • Objectives
    This is a dual honours BA (Hons) in Geography and Sociology. The course is run jointly by the Departments of Geography and Sociological Studies.
  • Entry requirements
    -GCE/VCE A Levels - ABB -BTEC National Diploma - 2 Distinctions and 1 Merit -Two GCE A Levels plus two GCE AS Levels - AB+BB -Two Scottish Advanced Highers plus two Highers - AB+BB -Irish Leaving Cert. - AABBB -International Baccalaureate - 33 points
  • Academic Title
    BA Geography and Sociology
  • Course description
    This is a list of modules that have been offered in the past. We expect similar modules to be offered for courses starting in 2009.


    Typical First Year Modules
    Module/Unit

    -Information and Communication Skills for Geographers 
    -Introducing Social and Cultural Geographies
    -Introduction to Social Policy 
    -Introduction to Sociology 
    -Qualitative Methods in Human Geography 
    -Region, Nation and World 
    -Social Divisions in Contemporary Society  
    -Sociological Studies Honours Seminar 1 
    -Sociological Studies Honours Seminar 2 
    -Statistical Data Analysis in Geography  
     

    Typical Second Year Modules
    Module/Unit

    -Introduction to Social Theory 
    -Ageing and Society  
    -Comparative Social Policy: The Diversity and Divisions of Social Welfare 
    -Quality of Life  
    -Race and Racism in Europe 
    -Social Policy  
    -Social Policy and Criminology
    -Social Research Principles and Skills
    -The Sociology of Health, Illness and Medicine
    -Cities and Modernities 
    -Cultural Geographies 
    -Environment, Society and Policy  
    -Geographies of Development 
    -Geographies of Governance 
    -Geographies of Social Identities and Difference 
    -Globalisation and State Power 
    -Introduction to Geographic Information Systems  
    -Philosophical Issues in Human Geography 
    -Research Design in Human Geography
    -Researching Human Geographies 
    -Social Geographies of Life Chances 
    -Socio-Spatial Analysis  
     

    Typical Third Year Modules
    Module/Unit

    -Geographical Research Project  
    -Business and Society 
    -Children, Culture and Society 
    -Cultures of Health and Illness 
    -Death and Dying: Socio-Cultural Perspectives
    -Development Geographies Field Class  
    -Development and Global Change 
    -Extended Essay in Geography and Sociology 
    -Extended Essay in Sociology  
    -Extended Geographical Essay  
    -GIS and the Social Sciences
    -Geographical Impact of The European Union 
    -Geographies of Health  
    -Geography of Elections 
    -Geography of Europe Field Class
    -Globalisation, International Organisations and Social Policy
    -Internet and Society 
    -Involving Service Users in Research for Policy and Practice 
    -Social Geography of Europe
    -Social Research: Practice
    -Sociology of the European Union
    -Urban Field Class

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